Printer Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Regular printer maintenance is an important part of printer administration. In addition to checking the print queue periodically for stuck documents and clearing them out as discussed in the section entitled "Managing Print Jobs" earlier in this chapter, you should check to see how the print server is performing. As part of routine maintenance, you should also prepare for print server failure by periodically backing up the print server configuration. Finally, when things go wrong, you must perform troubleshooting.

Monitoring Print Server Performance

Monitoring print server performance can help you track usage statistics and determine whether a print server is performing as expected. It can also help you determine ...

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